Category Archives: Medical

Ferris Expresses Condolences on Passing of Emma Mhic Mhatúna

Ferris Expresses Condolences on Passing of Emma Mhic Mhatúna

Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has offered his condolences to the family of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who has sadly passed away. Great Saddness “It was with great sadness that I learned the news of Emma’s passing. I want to offer my deepest sympathies to her relatives and friends and especially to her children, Natasha, Seamus,… Read more…

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

The Referendum Commission has called on voters to use their vote in the referendum taking place today, Friday, May 25th. Polling stations are open since early morning and will remain open until 10pm tonight. An Independent Body The Commission, which is the independent body set up to explain the proposal of the referendum and promote… Read more…

Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

“A bus will be leaving Killarney on Saturday morning at 11am going to Kingsbridge Hospital in Belfast taking 12 patients who are having cataracts removed,” said Deputy Danny Healy Rae. Six from Kerry Six of the travelling party are from Kerry and it was organised at this end by Deputy Healy-Rae. While the other six… Read more…

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

It is approaching two decades on from the announcement that the Presentation Order in Castleisland had donated the land necessary to facilitate the building of the town’s proposed day care centre. That announcement was made in June 2000 and it meant a full steam ahead programme of work and fundraising to get the plan from… Read more…

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

A reminder that the Castleisland branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is appealing to the people of the locality to come out at 11am this morning in support of the foundation, its work and building programme. The organisers have changed the route for the near 20 year old, annual event and they estimate that this… Read more…

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the visit to Kerry of his party spokesperson on health, Louise O’Reilly TD, on Monday March 6th. Deputy O’Reilly is in Kerry to speak to a number of different groups and organisations involved in the health care sector, as well as fulfilling media interviews. “It is… Read more…

Look Out for Lollipop Day Volunteers Today and Tomorrow

Look Out for Lollipop Day Volunteers Today and Tomorrow

One of Ireland’s favourite and most famous golfers, Pádraig Harrington is the patron of the Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF). Though its street awareness campaign fundraiser is being flagged as ‘Lollipop Day’ for today, Friday, March 3rd, tomorrow Saturday, March 4th is tagging along and they make up the two great, nationwide days for the fund. Castleisland… Read more…

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has raised the lack of resources provided to mental health facilities in Kerry. Speaking in the Dáil, under Order of Business, Deputy Ferris raised with the Taoiseach the lack of residential places for adolescents teens and adults suffering with mental health problems. Two Units Lie Empty “In 2015… Read more…

Health Cuts Compromising Patient Safety – Ferris

Health Cuts Compromising Patient Safety – Ferris

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has said that devastating health cuts under successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil governments are compromising patient safety in University Hospital Kerry. “The report on UHK in The Irish Examiner newspaper is a damning indictment of successive governments,” said Deputy Ferris. “The revelations that the HSE has identified… Read more…

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

The Garvey’s SuperValu Group has announced its sponsorship of the Kerry Airport 5K Fun Run in aid of the Build4Llife Cystic Fibrosis Charity. The Kerry Airport run will take place on Friday, October 7th at 8.30pm along the two kilometer runway under lights and will offer participants this rare experience and opportunity. Details of the… Read more…

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Category Archives: Medical

Ferris Expresses Condolences on Passing of Emma Mhic Mhatúna

Ferris Expresses Condolences on Passing of Emma Mhic Mhatúna

Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has offered his condolences to the family of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who has sadly passed away. Great Saddness “It was with great sadness that I learned the news of Emma’s passing. I want to offer my deepest sympathies to her relatives and friends and especially to her children, Natasha, Seamus,… Read more…

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

Use Your Vote Today – Call by the Referendum Commission

The Referendum Commission has called on voters to use their vote in the referendum taking place today, Friday, May 25th. Polling stations are open since early morning and will remain open until 10pm tonight. An Independent Body The Commission, which is the independent body set up to explain the proposal of the referendum and promote… Read more…

Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

Kerry Bus to Belfast for Cataract Procedures

“A bus will be leaving Killarney on Saturday morning at 11am going to Kingsbridge Hospital in Belfast taking 12 patients who are having cataracts removed,” said Deputy Danny Healy Rae. Six from Kerry Six of the travelling party are from Kerry and it was organised at this end by Deputy Healy-Rae. While the other six… Read more…

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

It is approaching two decades on from the announcement that the Presentation Order in Castleisland had donated the land necessary to facilitate the building of the town’s proposed day care centre. That announcement was made in June 2000 and it meant a full steam ahead programme of work and fundraising to get the plan from… Read more…

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

A reminder that the Castleisland branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is appealing to the people of the locality to come out at 11am this morning in support of the foundation, its work and building programme. The organisers have changed the route for the near 20 year old, annual event and they estimate that this… Read more…

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the visit to Kerry of his party spokesperson on health, Louise O’Reilly TD, on Monday March 6th. Deputy O’Reilly is in Kerry to speak to a number of different groups and organisations involved in the health care sector, as well as fulfilling media interviews. “It is… Read more…

Look Out for Lollipop Day Volunteers Today and Tomorrow

Look Out for Lollipop Day Volunteers Today and Tomorrow

One of Ireland’s favourite and most famous golfers, Pádraig Harrington is the patron of the Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF). Though its street awareness campaign fundraiser is being flagged as ‘Lollipop Day’ for today, Friday, March 3rd, tomorrow Saturday, March 4th is tagging along and they make up the two great, nationwide days for the fund. Castleisland… Read more…

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has raised the lack of resources provided to mental health facilities in Kerry. Speaking in the Dáil, under Order of Business, Deputy Ferris raised with the Taoiseach the lack of residential places for adolescents teens and adults suffering with mental health problems. Two Units Lie Empty “In 2015… Read more…

Health Cuts Compromising Patient Safety – Ferris

Health Cuts Compromising Patient Safety – Ferris

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has said that devastating health cuts under successive Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil governments are compromising patient safety in University Hospital Kerry. “The report on UHK in The Irish Examiner newspaper is a damning indictment of successive governments,” said Deputy Ferris. “The revelations that the HSE has identified… Read more…

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

The Garvey’s SuperValu Group has announced its sponsorship of the Kerry Airport 5K Fun Run in aid of the Build4Llife Cystic Fibrosis Charity. The Kerry Airport run will take place on Friday, October 7th at 8.30pm along the two kilometer runway under lights and will offer participants this rare experience and opportunity. Details of the… Read more…

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